Practical Lessons in the Use of English for Grammar Schools, with Supplement

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D.C. Heath & Company, 1889 - 342 páginas
 

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Índice

The Body of a Letter
199
The Superscription
201
A Business Letter
203
Letters Ordering Periodicals
204
Letters Ordering Books
205
Miscellaneous Orders
206
Bills
207
Bills
209
Advertisements for Articles Lost
211
Advertisements for Articles Found
212
Advertisements for Situations
213
Notices of Public Meetings
214
Telegraphic Despatches
215
Invitations
216
PART FIFTH Supplementary Lessons Lesson Page i Kinds of Sentences
219
n Kinds of Nouns
221
in Number Forms of Nouns
224
Gender Forms of Nouns
226
Case Forms of Nouns
228
Uses of Nouns
231
Uses of Nouns Continued
235
General Review of Nouns
238
Review of Pronouns
240
Correct use of Pronouns
245
Review of Adjectives
248
Review of Verbs
251
Mode
253
The Infinitive
256
The Participle
259
Tense
261
Person and Number Forms
263
Auxiliary Verbs
265
Conjugation of the Verb Choose
267
Passive Forms of the Verb Choose
269
Progressive Forms of the Verb Choose
271
Forms of Verbs
272
Forms of Verbs Continued
275
Study of Verbs
278
Lesson Page XXV Adverbs
280
Prepositions
283
Conjunctions
285
Interjections
289
Phrases
291
Use of Phrases
293
The Simple Sentence
296
Analysis of Simple Sentences
299
Clauses
301
Complex Sentences 35
305
Compound Sentences 37
307
Miscellaneous Sentences for Analysis 39
309
Selections for Thought Analysis 1 The Birthday of Washington
312
The Constitution
313
What Constitutes a State?
314
Patriotism
315
America
316
Exercises in Composition
318
Summary of Definitions and Rules
323
List of Abbreviations 219
332
Index
337
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Página 166 - Never gave the enraptured air) There was a rustling, that seemed like a bustling Of merry crowds justling at pitching and hustling, Small feet were pattering, wooden shoes clattering, Little hands clapping, and little tongues chattering, And, like fowls in a farm-yard when barley is scattering, Out came the children running. All the little boys and girls, With rosy cheeks and flaxen curls, And sparkling eyes and teeth like pearls, Tripping and skipping, ran merrily after The wonderful music with...
Página 119 - Amidst the storm they sang, And the stars heard, and the sea ; And the sounding aisles of the dim woods rang To the anthem of the free...
Página 165 - You should have heard the Hamelin people Ringing the bells till they rocked the steeple. 'Go,' cried the Mayor, 'and get long poles! Poke out the nests and block up the holes! Consult with carpenters and builders, And leave in our town not even a trace Of the rats!' - when suddenly, up the face Of the Piper perked in the market-place, With a, 'First, if you please, my thousand guilders!
Página 163 - And the muttering grew to a grumbling; And the grumbling grew to a mighty rumbling; And out of the houses the rats came tumbling. Great rats, small rats, lean rats, brawny rats, Brown rats, black rats, grey rats, tawny rats, Grave old plodders, gay young friskers...
Página 162 - And licked the soup from the cook's own ladles, Split open the kegs of salted sprats, Made nests inside men's Sunday hats, And even spoiled the women's chats, By drowning their speaking With shrieking and squeaking In fifty different sharps and flats. At last the people in a body To the Town Hall came flocking :
Página 72 - I slip, I slide, I gloom, I glance, Among my skimming swallows; I make the netted sunbeam dance Against my sandy shallows. I murmur under moon and stars In brambly wildernesses; I linger by my shingly bars; I loiter round my cresses ; • And out again I curve and flow To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go, But I go on for ever.
Página 174 - Free-hearted Hospitality; His great fires up the chimney roared; The stranger feasted at his board; But, like the skeleton at the feast, That warning timepiece never ceased, — "Forever — never! Never — forever!
Página 166 - And what's dead can't come to life, I think. So, friend, we're not the folks to shrink From the duty of giving you something for drink, And a matter of money to put in your poke; But as for the guilders, what we spoke Of them, as you very well know, was in joke. Besides, our losses have made us thrifty; A thousand guilders! Come, take fifty!
Página 315 - My native country, thee — Land of the noble free — Thy name I love; I love thy rocks and rills, Thy woods and templed hills; My heart with rapture thrills Like that above.
Página 120 - What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine? The wealth of seas, the spoils of war? — They sought a faith's pure shrine. Ay, call it holy ground, — The soil where first they trod! They have left unstained what there they found — Freedom to worship God ! Felicia Hemans.

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